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A clip/trailer of Mary and MaxTags : Mary and Max
Type : Movie Trailer
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This Movie Info
Release Date :April 09, 2009 Australia
Studio :Icon Entertainment International
Director :Adam Elliot
Starring :Philip Seymour Hoffman, Toni Collette, Eric Bana, Barry Humphries
"Mary and Max" is unique. A claymation animation by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Adam Elliot (Harvie Krumpet), it tells the simple story of a 20-year pen-pal friendship between two very different people: Mary Dinkle, a chubby, lonely 8-year-old girl living in the suburbs of Melbourne, and Max Horowitz, a 44-year-old Jewish man, who is severely obese, suffers from Asperger's syndrome, and lives an isolated life in New York City. It is very much a triumph of emotion, insight, and eccentricity-a complete delight.
This film that explores friendship, autism, taxidermy, psychiatry, alcoholism, where babies come from, obesity, kleptomania, trust, copulating dogs, sexual and religious differences, agoraphobia, and more, and is rooted in a very personal relationship, is proof of why we go to the movies and a truly exceptional portrait of compassion and love.